U.S. Birth Certificate Replacement Application Guide

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Quick Overview

A Birth Certificate is an official document that verifies:
  • Your identity
  • Your name
  • Your age
  • Your date of birth
  • Your place of birth
A Birth Certificate is used for a different reasons including to apply for a U.S. passport. They are issued by each individual state. If you should lose your Birth Certificate the replacement process differs depending on where you were born. You can read in detail the replacement procedure for each state in the U.S. Birth Certificate Replacement Application Guide.
Overview of Contents
  • Overview of Birth Certificate Replacement Application Process
  • Eligibility and Requirements for all 50 U.S. States
  • Privileges and Limitations for for all 50 U.S. States
  • Filing Instructions for Birth Certificate Replacement
  • Apply for a Birth Certificate Replacement inside the United States
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Applying for a Birth Certificate Replacement Abroad
  • List of Birth Certificate Replacement Locations Nationwide
  • List of All USCIS (formerly INS) Offices Nationwide
  • United States Embassies and Consulates Directory
  • Birth Certificate Replacement Application Forms

Product Description

Birth Certificate for US citizens Born Abroad: Form DS-240 or Form DS-1350:
Individuals born outside the United States are issued Form DS-240 (Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America) or Form DS-1350 (Certification of Report of Birth). Each is recognized as an official document and contains the same information as a U.S. Birth Certificate. It is recommended to download the "Birth Certificate Replacement Guide" for more information about how to obtain a copy Form DS-240 or Form DS-1350.

Birth Certificate Eligibility Requirements:
  • Only individuals born in the United States can apply for a replacement of their U.S. Birth Certificate.
  • This also applies to individuals born in the United States by non-U.S. citizens (Anchor Babies)
  • The parents and other family members may at a later point immigrate to the United States through the American born child.
  • A foreign individual born in the United States will in most cases automatically have Dual Citizenship at birth.
  • Individuals born abroad must have their birth properly recorded by a U.S. Embassy or Consulate in order to be issued Form DS-240 or Form DS-1350.